Police Apprehends More Night Clubbers Over COVID-19 Protocols Violation

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By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos


In spite several warnings and arrest by the police in Lagos, the command said it has arrested additional 43 defiant fun seekers over violation of the Covid-19 protocol.
The offenders, which include clubbers and strippers were arrested at Eclipse Night Club, located at Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island.
The police public relations officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a release said the arrest is part of efforts to halt the spread of the pandemic in the state, adding that the Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu has declared zero tolerance for violation.
Adejobi added that the Commissioner of Police had already ordered the Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers and Heads of Department in the command to be on the prowl of violators of the preventive protocols and orders of the government on halting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The release reads “In continuation of its due enforcement of COVID-19 protocols/guidelines in Lagos State, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested forty three (43) clubbers including strippers at Eclipse Night Club, Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island on Sunday 10th January, 2021.
The Commissioner of Police who had already ordered the Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers and Heads of Department in the command to be on the prowl of violators of the preventive protocols and orders of the government on halting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, reiterates his zero tolerance for violation of the protocols. 
The Police operarives attached to Maroko Division of the state, on the order of the Commissioner of Police,  CP Hakeem Odumosu, went after the deviant clubbers and got them arrested in the club clustering and clubbing without any regard for the COVID-19 protocols. 
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be moved to Taskforce office Oshodi for prosecution.  The police boss has also ordered that club owners should no longer be spared as they encourage total disregard for the protocols in the state. 
CP Hakeem Odumosu, based on reports and updates on the spread of the pandemic, has however admonished Lagosians to be law-abiding and value their lives as the pandemic is a global reality”.

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